Communicators Receive 2011 Gold Tower Awards

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The annual Gold Tower Awards, recognizing excellence in communications and marketing at Georgia Tech, were presented on Nov. 17.

The following units and people walked away with this year’s awards:

Print Communications

  • Invitations and Programs: Campaign Georgia Tech Dinner Invitation, Office of Development
  • Advertisements, Flyers, Posters and Postcards: Student Alumni Association Launch Posters, Alumni Association
  • Brochures, Handbooks and Guides: Georgia Tech Campaign Case Statements, Office of Development
  • Annual Publications: Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) 75th Anniversary Special Edition Annual Report
  • Quarterly and Monthly Publications: Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine, Alumni Association

Digital Communications

  • Websites and Microsites: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Website.
  • Videos: 50th Anniversary of the Matriculation of Black Students at Georgia Tech Commemorative video,  Communications and Marketing
  • Digital Communications and Social Media: Building a Wikipedia Presence — Delivering Results for GTRI and Georgia Tech, GTRI

Written Communications

  • Editorial Excellence: “The Internet’s Gatekeepers,” College of Computing
  • Research News Writing: Attacking Ethical Issues and Scoring Major Media for Robot Deception Research, Research News and Publications

Marketing Campaigns

  • Single-Channel Marketing Campaigns: Password Cracking, Reputation Building and a $10 Million Contract, GTRI
  • Internal Integrated Marketing Campaigns: GTRI: There’s a Lab for That, GTRI


  • Annual Events: 2010 Burdell-Phoenix Dinner, Alumni Association
  • Special Events: Student Alumni Association Launch Day, Alumni Association


  • Faculty Communicator of the Year: Mark Prausnitz, Regents’ Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Staff Communicator of the Year: John Toon, director, Research News and Publications



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  • Created By:Amelia Pavlik
  • Created:12/14/2011
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:10/07/2016